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Melania Majowicz

Pronouns:

she/her

Availability:

Available

Full-time

Position Type:

Bloomington

Indiana

United States of America

Years in the field:

6 – 10 Years

Areas of Expertise

After-School Programs, Camp Programs, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion + Access, Docent Programs, Education, Events, Explainer/guide, Guest/Visitor Services, Intern Programs, Outreach and Public Engagement, Volunteer Programs, Youth/Teen Programs

I began my career as a credentialed teacher in California. After a few years, I decided I wanted to combine my undergrad degree Cultural Anthropology with my love of teaching and moved to Philly to pursue a Masters degree from University of the Arts. I gained work experience at a historic home, an outsider artist space, and worked in conservation education at the Philadelphia Zoo. These experiences led me to my time at a maritime museum where I progressed from a front desk public education employee to the director of Education. During my time at there, I managed a summer camp, school programs, docent tours, and an innovative high school program that offered paid experiences for Philadelphia youth to work and learn about watershed science and conservation - we even raised mussels as part of a program to release them into the wild and improve water quality of the river.